This French vine species is originally from Gironde. It had a leading role to play in creating some of the most celebrated Bordeaux wines. It appeared in Italy in 1800, spreading through the entire peninsula, and married extremely well with many native varieties. Merlot Patria’s properties heighten the senses in the way only a good wine can and make it stand out from other classic red wines.
Production area: Sicily Species of grapevines: Merlot Ageing: aging 12 months in oak barrels ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS Colour: dark red colour Palate: soft and velvety Nose: typical with intense vegetable-like fragrances Proof: 13.5 % by Volume Gastronomic combinations: red meat, cheese Serve at: 18° - 20° C